Offered by: Donzella
200 Lexington Avenue, #1510 New York City, NY 10016 , United States Call Seller 212.965.8919


Hand-Built Sculptures by Giovanni Barbera

$ 28,000
  • Description
    Studio-built, earthenware sculptures depicting a young man & woman. Roughly textured and beautifully stylized. Signed and dated by the artist. Barbera lived and worked in Palermo and was very active in the anti-fascist artist movement in Sicily. Each sculpture is signed "Barbera XI." This Roman numeral references the 11th year of the fascist government, dating these sculptures at 1930. *Publication references available.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Signed
    Origin: Italy
    Period: 1920-1949
    Condition: Good. Very good condition, with some chips and nicks to surface. Also, discoloration and one visible repair.
    Creation Date: 1930
    Styles / Movements: Modernism
    Dealer Reference #: 08 GBB 01
    Incollect Reference #: 203870
  • Dimensions
    W. 12 in; H. 30 in; D. 9 in;
    W. 30.48 cm; H. 76.2 cm; D. 22.86 cm;
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